This book began over 50 years ago as we each stepped into leadership in our families, our Girl Scout troops, our classes, and our extracurricular activities at school. Early in our lives we were each called to leadership and wondered, what is good leadership? How do I do it or, better yet, be it?

Diana was asked to be the editor of her high school yearbook. She had no thought at the time of ever writing books. Her teachers saw her potential and offered her an opportunity to see it for herself. She is now an author or editor of 20 books—including her high school and college yearbooks and her Ph.D. dissertation! Along the same lines, Amanda’s teachers and mentors invited her to speak publicly at school and in church, as even then her ...

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